Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Area map
Lessons From NYC -- The #1 City In The World -- For Ambitious Women Entrepreneurs
Forbes - 6/29/2016 3:22:08 PM
NYC and the Bay area tied for first place for this indicator. “Last year contracts representing $403 million in combined value were completed.” The U.S. is the only industrialized country that doesn’t offer paid maternity leave for mothers.
3 promises made by 'Brexit' leaders that may not happen
USA Today - 6/28/2016 6:07:57 PM
said in an interview on BBC television that the U.K. should remain within the EU's European Economic Area or single market. The single market allows EU countries (plus non-members Iceland, Switzerland and Norway) to trade with one another without tariffs.
Chateau Ste. Michelle is the world’s largest producer of the white wine
The Bulletin - 6/30/2016 7:07:01 AM
The world’s largest producer of riesling wines is not in California, or France, or even Germany, the country of its rieslings’ origin. It is, in fact, in the greater Seattle area, at Chateau Ste. Michelle. More than 2 million cases of riesling — over ...
China’s world bank: The U.S. loses by not playing a role in AIIB
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/29/2016 11:54:32 AM
not welcoming the rivalry with the U.S. and European-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. But the AIIB’s growing role in meeting some of the development needs of poorer countries, such as Bangladesh, has to be welcomed by advocates of ...
Telegraph Herald - 6/30/2016 12:29:09 PM
BEIRUT — Islamic State militants on Wednesday pushed back U.S.-trained Syrian rebels from the outskirts of a town on the Iraqi border, in a setback to a budding offensive that aims to sever the militants’ transit link between the two countries ...
Severini's World Class Soccer School, in its 27th year, offering local summer camps
Main Line Media News - 6/29/2016 7:15:22 AM
The remaining July camps will be held at the Haverford Reserve area. The last camp will be held Aug ... and development that have attracted players from all over the country and the world, have specialized in high level training for the middle school ...
Which California metro area produces the most solar power? It’s not who you think
San Gabriel Valley Tribune - 6/29/2016 6:21:05 PM
California is easily the top state in the country in developing its clean-energy industry ... The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area is No. 1 in producing commercial and residential solar power, the clear leader out of 26 metropolitan areas across ...
New GSMA Report Predicts Chinese IoT Market Will Exceed One Billion Connections by 2020, Underpinned by Licensed Low Power, Wide Area Market
Technology Marketing Corporation - 6/29/2016 4:30:43 AM
China has quickly become the world's largest M2M market, and LPWA will play a fundamental part of its future growth, presenting new opportunities for key industry sectors and for operators to provide connectivity across the country," said Alex Sinclair ...
UNICEF State of the World's Children Report- 2016 launched in Kolkata
New Kerala - 6/30/2016 11:03:15 AM
Kolkata, June 30 : UNICEF's annual flagship publication, 'The State of the World's Children Report- 2016' was formally ... boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide ...
Filipino Attitude Toward China Remains Friendly In Advance Of U.N. Arbitration Ruling By July 12
The Inquisitr - 6/29/2016 9:31:22 AM
An olive branch waved by the Philippines at its giant neighbor has called for partnering up in joint projects, making the contested area a sanctuary for fish ... Filipino Justice Carpio admitted “there is no world policeman to enforce the rule ...
Michigan researcher says world's population growth will slow
Salem News - 6/29/2016 1:41:55 PM
The world’s current population is about 7.3 billion ... Some researchers have highlighted India — the planet’s second most populous country with 1.26 billion people — as an area of concern. But “since the 1980s, India's food production has ...
ISIS repels advance by US-backed Syrian rebels near Iraq border
Times of India - 6/29/2016 8:22:47 PM
BEIRUT: Islamic State jihadists on Wednesday pushed back US-trained Syrian rebels from the outskirts of a town on the Iraqi border, dealing a setback to a budding offensive that aims to sever the jihadists' transit link between the two countries ...
More than 2,000 structures threatened by Foresthill wildfire
kcra.com - 6/29/2016 2:32:01 PM
Evacuees can go to Gold Country Fairgrounds at 1273 High Street in Auburn ... Cal Fire closed several roads as crews work in the area. Nugget Drive and Oakwood Lane are closed in Placer County. Bottle Hill Road at Wentworth Springs Road; Mameluke Hill ...
WOMEN TO WATCH: The most influential women in Bay Area business
The Business Journal - 6/29/2016 12:08:51 PM
Editor's note: The Bizwomen team has begun work on a national ranking of women in business, the Bizwomen Women to Watch, which will highlight 100 powerful and influential women from around the country ... changing the business world for the better and ...
CNN report brings water quality from around the country into question
WSFA 12 - 6/29/2016 10:02:59 PM
A new media report brings into question the quality of water for numerous communities in the country. The Birmingham Water Works ... techniques you use keep the corrosivity of the water in an area where it is not a harmful issue." Darrly Jones said.